Reuben Guy Payne1,2

Male, #38792, (9 May 1889 - 20 Aug 1964)
Father*Samuel Lafayette Payne (1836 - 6 Oct 1912)
Mother*Mary Catherine Thames (22 Mar 1860 - 24 Jun 1944)
Birth*9 May 1889 Reuben was born at Brooklyn, Conecuh Co., Alabama, on 9 May 1889.3,4 
Relocationcirca 1899 He, as a family member, accompanied Samuel Lafayette Payne in relocating circa 1899 at Pineville, Escambia Co., Florida
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 Samuel, Reuben, Brooklyn, Joseph and Lucius was listed as a son (Ruben G. Payne, Wh, M, May 1889, 11, S, AL, AL, AL) in Samuel Lafayette Payne's household on the 1900 Census at Pineville, Escambia Co., Florida.5 
Death of Father6 Oct 1912 His father Samuel Lafayette Payne died on 6 Oct 1912 at Milton, Santa Rosa Co., Florida.6,7 
Marriage*2 Feb 1913 He married Anna Vera Wyche at Santa Rosa Co., Florida, on 2 Feb 1913 at age 23. 
Birth of Sonsay 1917 His son Guy Payne was born say 1917 at Milton, Santa Rosa Co., Florida.8 
Death of Son17 Aug 1921 His son Samuel L. Payne died on 17 Aug 1921 at Jacksonville, Duval Co., Florida.3 
Birth of Son17 Aug 1921 His son Samuel L. Payne was born on 17 Aug 1921 at Milton, Santa Rosa Co., Florida.3 
Birth of Son26 Jun 1923 His son Richard W. Payne was born on 26 Jun 1923 at Milton, Santa Rosa Co., Florida.3 
Probate*8 Aug 1923 He administrated T. Jackson Payne's estate on 8 Aug 1923 at Santa Rosa Co., Florida.9 
Birth of Son16 Oct 1925 His son Thomas J. Payne was born on 16 Oct 1925 at Milton, Santa Rosa Co., Florida.3 
Birth of Son27 May 1931 His son Dr. John Howard Payne was born on 27 May 1931 at Milton, Santa Rosa Co., Florida.10 
Death of Mother24 Jun 1944 His mother Mary Catherine Thames died on 24 Jun 1944 at Milton, Santa Rosa Co., Florida.11 
Photographed*say 1950 He was photographed say 1950 at Milton, Santa Rosa Co., Florida.12
Reuben Guy Payne family reunion
Photographedsay 1955 He appeared as a brother in a family photograph say 1955 at Escambia Co., Florida,
2nd from left: Dr. Joseph Edward Payne; 3rd from left: Brooklyn Earl Payne; Others are their brothers, but unidentified.12
Joseph Edward Payne, 2nd from left; Brookly Earl Payne, 3rd from left; and their other brothers
Photographed*say 2 Feb 1963 He was photographed say 2 Feb 1963 at Milton, Santa Rosa Co., Florida.12
Reuben Guy & Anna Vera (Wyche) Payne
Death*20 Aug 1964 He died at Milton, Santa Rosa Co., Florida, on 20 Aug 1964 at age 75.3,10,13 
Burial*after 20 Aug 1964 His body was interred after 20 Aug 1964 at Milton Cemetery, Milton, Santa Rosa Co., Florida. Section 20, Lot 1985.10 
Biography* SSDI Last known residence: Zolfo Springs, FL 33890. 

Family

Anna Vera Wyche (23 Sep 1888 - 1 Mar 1985)
Marriage*2 Feb 1913 He married Anna Vera Wyche at Santa Rosa Co., Florida, on 2 Feb 1913 at age 23. 
Children
ChartsWLC / Samuel Payne: Descendant Chart
WLC / Thomas Thames: Descendant Chart
Last Edited31 Dec 2009

Citations

  1. Harry Stuart Culpepper and Alma Elaine Payne Ancestors, Culpepper/Payne Family Bible, Steven Edward Culpepper, owner, Sandy Springs, GA, (2005).
  2. E-mail written 2000 to Warren Culpepper from Paul J. Grant (#44472), e-mail address.
  3. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/ssdi/main.htm
  4. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6482
  5. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    Precinct 16, Pineville, Escambia Co., FL, ED17, Page 156a
    Genealogy.com image. Transcribed by Warren Culpepper
    Samuel L. Payne, HH, Jun 1836, 63, md 15 yrs, AL, GA, GA, Country Peddler, Rents home
    Mary C. Payne, Wife, Mar 1860, 40, md 15 yrs, 5/5 children, AL, AL, AL
    Samuel B. Payne, Son, Sep 1886, 13, S, AL, AL, AL
    Ruben G. Payne, Son, May 1889, 11, S, AL, AL, AL
    Brooklin Payne, Son, Mar 1891, 9, S, AL, AL, AL
    Joseph Payne, Son, Jul '95, 4, AL, AL, AL
    Lee Payne, Son, Jun 1897, 2, S, AL, AL, AL.
  6. Richard Earl Jernigan, Santa Rosa Co., FL Cemeteries, West FL Genealogical Society, Pensacola, 1987.
    Milton Cemetery, page 463.
  7. Florida State Archives, compiler, Florida Confederate Pension Application Files, Florida Memory Project.
    http://www.floridamemory.com/Collections/PensionFiles/
    3 Mar 1913 pension application by Mary C. Payne of Milton, Santa Rosa Co., FL, widow of Samuel L. Payne.
  8. Santa Rosa Press Gazette, Milton, Florida.
    http://www.sr-pg.com/
    Obituary of Vera Payne, 1 Mar 1985.
  9. Letters of Administration.
    T. J. Payne Estate, administered by R. G. Payne, 8 Aug 1923, Santa Rosa Co., FL.
  10. Richard Earl Jernigan, Santa Rosa Co., FL Cemeteries, West FL Genealogical Society, Pensacola, 1987.
    Milton Cemetery, page 478.
  11. Death Certificate.
    Mary C. Payne, died 24 Jun 1944, Santa Rosa Co., FL.
  12. Warren L. Culpepper (#1942), Former publisher of Culpepper Connections, e-mail address.
  13. State of Florida Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Florida Death Index, 1936-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2004.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7338
    Reuben Guy Payne Sr., White, Male, died Aug 1964, Santa Rosa Co., FL.